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Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Flyers Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps wrap up the season series against the surging Flyers, the new guys bond over their newness and more.

NHL: FEB 08 Flyers at Capitals Photo by Mark Goldman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Checking in on the farm with our monthly review of the team’s prospects. [Rink]
  • A look at a busy, Metro rival-packed week ahead for the Caps. [Rink]
  • Previews of tonight’s Metro showdown with Philly from Vogs, NBCSW, WashTimes, Inquirer, Peerless, NoVa Caps, and Reuters, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Broad Street Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Tonight will be T.J. Oshie’s 800th career game - congrats, Oshbabe! [WJLA]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s practice out at Medstar, including news that Michal Kempny may be taking his turn in the press box. [Caps video (Reirden, locker room, Caps365)]
  • As hotel-mates and newcomers to the DC area, Brenden Dillon and Ilya Kovalchuk have formed a somewhat unexpected bond as they adjust to their new team. [WaPo]
  • Dillon has been almost exclusively paired with John Carlson on the Caps’ blueline since arriving - so how is that pairing working out so far? {NoVa Caps]
  • At their annual meeting in Boca, the GMs have voted to change the offside rule making it less convoluted and obnoxious, which really goes against their M.O. [NHL]
  • Taking a look back at the Caps’ career of netminder Al Jensen. [NoVa Caps]